An aircraft of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines in Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: SGGP)

Tan Son Nhat Airport faces overloading, traffic jam, flooding

Tan Son Nhat International Airport has been overloaded with infrastructure development inappropriate with increasing travel demand. In addition, hours long traffic jams have regularly occurred and flooding has been a permanent issue after heavy rains in the airport’s area.
North warned of possible flash floods

North warned of possible flash floods

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center said the northern province of Quang Ninh will face heavy rains and it is forecast many places in the province will have flash floods.

Torrential rains hit north

Torrential rains hit north

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday said the northern region continues suffering heavy rains on large scale, flooding will be able to occur in upstream major rivers such as Ma (Son La, Thanh Hoa province); Da (Son La, Hoa Binh province) and Thao (in Lao Cai, Yen Bai); Bang Giang, Ky Cung in Lang Son province.
Downpour floods the city roads

Downpour floods city after heavy rains

A 20 minutes downpour caused serious flooding in several districts of 7,8,9,12, Binh Thanh, Go Vap and Thu Duc in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday evening.
Illustrative Photo:SGGP

Sudden rains to hit north

A convergence and strong operation of the southwest monsoon have caused sudden medium- heavy rains, thunderstorms and cyclones in the Northern provinces, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday. 
Illustrative photo:SGGP

Flooding to hit North

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, the upcoming medium – heavy rains will experience the Northern provinces from May 14- 15.
Heavy rain and thunderstorm will hit Ho CHi Minh City and southern provinces in the evening

Heavy rain covers city this evening

The Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center warned that medium- heavy rains and thunderstorms are forecast experiencing in Ho Chi Minh City this evening. 

Soldiers help residents of Pierrefonds after heavy flooding caused by unrelenting rain. – AFP/VNA Photo

More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation’s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents.